May 18, 2013 7:00am EDT
, his life was anything but funny. >> when you're funny in that environment, that's so rough, most people don't have $100 to go to madison square garden to see eddie murphy so i was their eddie murphy and they would protect me so i liked that feeling. >> reporter: tracy made people laugh on "saturday night live" then for seven years on the sitcom "30 rock" but with the fame came partying and drinking. so when you're on "30 rock" you were this funny, zany -- >> i was dying inside. the first two years. >> reporter: what was the wake-up call? >> losing my family. my wife wanted a divorce. put the alcohol down and i just walked away from all of it. >> reporter: and now you don't drink at all. >> seven years clean. >> reporter: are you estimated every day? >> we all are. it's all around us but i fight. >> reporter: you're 44 now. did you ever think that you would be this popular when you were a little kid, that you would -- >> you know like being interviewed by barbara walters. >> yes, something like that. >> no, this is all so real to me. hosting the billboard awards. get out of here.
May 19, 2013 7:00am EDT
deleveraging and getting back to a more normal environment, it's a multi-year process, a very slow economic growth. the good news is we're pretty much at the bottom point in the deleveraging with you can start to see pickup. but before consumers start releverage after what they have lived through, you need to see them feeling better about the job environment. and we're only starting to see the numbers coming out of employment that make people feel as if they're is hope that their wages will go up and there is possibility for employment. until that happens, i think you really need -- you're going to see very slow economic growth. because without consumer spending being very robust, it's hard to have strong economic growth. >> and yet i want sometimes like people don't care in terms of invest in the stock market there is is the buy on the dip mentality. even if you're right where we could see a 5% sell-off, do you think buyers will be there and then it goes back up again? >> possibly. i've not seen this kind of market behavior since post-1987. you know, since 2000, the internet bubbl